LIFESTYLE - UNIVERSITIES / SCHOOLS
People from all walks of life and all parts of the world have been visiting Oxford University for nine centuries. Oxford was the first University in the English-speaking world. Oxford’s remarkable global appeal continues to grow, with students from more than a hundred and forty countries and territories making up a student population, over a third comes from outside the United Kingdom. With almost 20,000 students, 8,500 University staff, 3,000 College employees, and 180,000 alumni, people are what make Oxford an internationally-renowned university.
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Oxford holds over 1,500 outreach activities annually with groups from primary age upwards, including summer schools, school visits, student shadowing schemes, e-mentoring, aspiration days and events for teachers. More than one in five people who learn English across the world do so with an Oxford University Press resource.
Oxford was ranked first in the UK and fourth in the world in the Times Higher Education Supplement’s World University Rankings 2011-2012.
Oxfordshire is blessed with some of the finest schools in the country, here are just a few of the schools in the area:
Said Business School Dragon School Magdalen College School Christ Church Cathedral School Cheney School Abingdon School Joscas School
St Helen and St Katharine School The European School Radley College Cokethorpe School St Edward's School
All schools in Oxfordshire centre on a wide ranging curriculum designed to inspire pupils and encourage independent learning. An extensive programme of sport, music, drama and art enriches classroom teaching and encourages every child to try his or her best and enjoy school life to the full.
A wide choice of after-school activities and clubs offers more opportunities to widen experience and learn new skills. A strong social impact thread runs throughout and children learn about philanthropy and charity through practical experience at school and beyond.